Mentalhealthawareness

Empty Nest Syndrome - hitting sooner than you thought?

Empty Nest Syndrome - hitting sooner than you thought?

Empty nest syndrome (ENS) has long been associated with parents, particularly mothers, whose children have reached an age where they are ready to leave home.  It is thought to lead to feelings of grief, loneliness and changes in relationships between spouses. It signifies the end of that particular stage in life.

Psychologist, Alexandra Barnett discusses the symptoms of ENS and how it can effect us a lot earlier than we might expect.

The misconception of self care - why we are probably getting it wrong.

The misconception of self care - why we are probably getting it wrong.

How can we include self care in our busy lives?

Counselling Psychologist Dr Alexandra Barnett shares her wisdom & reflections on what self care really means, & how to achieve better self care in our lives.